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ERIC Number: ED266599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Teachers of the Gifted as Consultants: Issues to Consider.
Jenkins-Friedman, Reva
This paper offers a broad definition of consultation and examines the role of educators of the gifted as facilitators in the consultation practice. Consultation roles and examples are cited in four areas: organizational consultants, who help individuals within a system learn to work with each other; mental health consultants, who stress altering perceptions of client-related problems; behavioral consultants, who focus on behavioral change based on social learning theory; and advocacy consultants, who are oriented towards reducing injustice and oppression in organizations. Two key aspects of effective consulting are identified: reducing interference and resolving conflicts. A short list of references is included. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association for Gifted Children (32nd, Denver, CO, November 2-8, 1985).